Coincidences can shock and astound. Around
abouts such high odds. Events can pile
a veneer of normality. Strangeness. So lurks.
The Last Days of Italy’s King Umberto 1
read like a Paperback. Novel
plot in Our World. Legends
told herein. This
Ups, Shot Downs
so ensnared Two Lives. So connected. Connecting
with the Populace a grand plan His Advisers. So
advised. A Prestigious Athletic Meet the perfect. Venue
for Awarding Prizes, Meet ‘n’ Greets, Hugging Babies
and so forth. Forthrightly
on July 28, 1900. The King
and Aide-de-camp Emilio Ponzio-Vaglia
arrived. At the Township of Monza
several miles. From Milan.
Stomachs grumbling. Hunger so called
alongs with Fates. Destinies coming close.
Close to Their lodgings a small Local. Restaurant
so beckoned, still open. Closing
the Night behind Them. They entered
taking. Their Seat as
Their Waiter approached. He who
turned outs too. To be The Restaurant
Owner. The King and Aide. So gasped
as Eyes drank in. So self-evident Truths.
Height, Weight, Build and Features. The
Owner and King akin too. To Brothers,..
more so. Than Strangers.
Resemblances so marked. Remarks
soon followed. That noticing thereof. There
behind those scenes. Of these
Two Lives ran.
The same stream of Life. Death
well as. As well
parallels from Birth so borne.
Born on the Same. Day
March 14, 1844. In Turin
The Same Town. Given
the Same Nomen. Namely
Umberto that is. Is that
each too married on the
Same Day. April 22, 1868.
To a Wife nomened Margherita
each had had. A Son so
This Restaurant so Opened. It’s
Doors also. Also ons
The Same Day. This King Coronated so. So
mores. Moreovers much mores
coincidental. Piled Ups. So
back and forth. They related
continuing the baring. Of Lives.
Unknownst then They both. Had
been Awarded for Bravery. Twice
at the Same Decorating Event ins.
1866 and 1870.
Owner, King, Aide. Alls
were astounded at the soundings.
Of Lives so intertwined. Revealing
His felt feelings The King so. Decreed
and noted Bys. His Aide
too. To reveal His Plans. To
bestow upons. The Umberto Double
“…Cavaliere of The Crown of Italy
tomorrow. Be sure He comes
to The Meet…”
As The Athletic Award Day. The 29th, July
and Aide Duties called. Ons
Their First Break The King. Asked
His Aide to Locate. His Double.
The Aide returned with that. Sad News
in Deed. Indeed largely
over Lil’ Times, much had. Changed.
The Restaurant Owner had Died. Ins
a morning Hunting/Shooting Accident. Shocked
The King advised His Aide too. To
obtain Funeral Details as He intended too. To
attend. That Event. Eventually
just then in Our World. Legends so tell. That
The Aide. So then noted Three. There
a Trio. Of
Shots so rang. Outs just then. Then
there an Assassin took aways. Means
there This King. Umberto 1 of Italy
So Fell. So There
That very Same Day. So Next
A to Z in Our World. Legends
Hit ‘n’ Myth. So Anima. Animus